There is a house, a napping house, where everyone is sleeping. "Everyone," in this case is a snoring granny, a dreaming child, a dozing dog, a snoozing cat, a slumbering mouse... and a wakeful flea! Uh-oh. Looks like the napping … see full wiki
This little story is reminiscent in style to the old British nursery rhyme, "This is the House that Jack Built", both being cumulative tales. In The Napping House, all the human and animal inhabitants of Granny's house, beginning with Granny herself, pile atop one another, one at a time to take a rainy day snooze. Page by page, the reader watches the heap rise, in quirky but lovely pastel-colored illustrations. One of the pleasures of reading this book is looking at the background details, at first overlooked but becoming more evident with each new perusal. A relaxing little story, perfect for winding down at any time of day, for early readers or for reading to preschoolers.
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